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Historical Items

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Item 6190

Rosemary Cottage, Eliot, c. 1880

Contributed by: Eliot Baha'i Archives Date: circa 1885 Location: Eliot Media: Photographic print

Item 22754

Aroostook potato field, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Haystack Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Media: Photographic print

Item 10540

Letter from William Bayley to his mother, ca. 1777

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1777 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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San Life: the Western Maine Sanatorium, 1928-1929

Merle Wadleigh of Portland, who was in his mid 20s, took and saved photographs that provide a glimpse into the life of a tuberculosis patient at the Western Maine Sanatorium in Hebron in 1928-1929.


Summer Camps

Maine is home to dozens of summer-long youth camps and untold numbers of day camps that take advantage of water, woods, and fresh air. While the children, counselors, and other staff come to Maine in the summer, the camps live on throughout the year and throughout the lives of many of the campers.


Luxurious Leisure

From the last decades of the nineteenth century through about the 1920s, vacationers were attracted to large resort hotels that promised a break from the noise, crowds, and pressures of an ever-urbanizing country.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Lobstering

… measures the lobster industry has remained healthy along the Maine coast from Kittery north including Downeast Maine.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Hugh J. Chisholm, Sr. - Page 2 of 2

He believed in healthy living and provided a free public skating rink to be maintained by him. Individual donations to the Library; to mill workers…

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Maine Historical Society

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My Maine Stories

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Somali Bantu farmers put down roots in Maine
by Muhidin D. Libah

Running the Somali Bantu Community Association and finding food security in Maine


Starting Chebeague Island Oyster Company
by Caitlin Gerber

Farming oysters in Casco Bay


Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life